Five Easy Ways to Add Luxury to Your Life Without Breaking the Bank

Invest in Soft Clothing and Accessories Anything that touches your skin should feel soft, It could be anything from a cashmere or merino wool sweater to a pair of fuzzy slippers, to a scarf or really comfortable cotton underwear. If it feels soft against your skin, makes you feel comfy and cozy, if it feels luxurious, then it qualifies as luxury. Gap’s Soft Spun Knit, Banana Republic, Madewell, Urban Outfitters, Calvin Klein, And Other Stories Cashmere are all good choices. Have a really luxurious meal Make sure it’s good, fresh and tasty. Spend the time to savor the food and enjoy…

My Mini Designer Bag Collection and Luxury Wishlist

Throughout the years I have accumulated the odd luxury item here and there. I remember being an Army wife with two young children years ago. I chose to stay at home with my children when they were very young, one because young Soldiers are not rolling in dough, and depending on where we were stationed, the spouse often had very little real job prospects at the time, aside from retail. We made the conscious decision to put our family first, make sacrifices, and do without much beyond the basics, especially because we were a single income family for a long…

Minimalism vs Luxury

Can a girl be a minimalist and still love luxury? Is it possible to follow luxury trends and still align oneself with the popular principles of minimalism? Is it possible to embrace the minimalist’s view of consumerism, but do it while wearing Louboutins and carrying a Chanel Double Flap? Yes? No? What if the Chanel is vintage? Although I don’t think I have ever talked about it here, at least not in depth anyway, I am neither a minimalist nor am I an uber obsessed luxury trend follower, in fact, I can think of at least 50 things that I…